NELSON

Robert J. ‘Bob’ Koch
Nov. 29, 1927 — July 12, 2017

Robert J. “Bob” Koch, age 89, of Nelson, formerly of Waukesha, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at St. Elizabeth’s Health Care Center in Wabasha, Minn. He was born November 29, 1927, in Waukesha, the son of Herman and Martha (Kopshinsky) Koch. The couple retired to Las Vegas in 1989 and moved to Nelson in January 2009 to be near their daughter and her family.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Lynn and Jay Snopek; granddaughter, Erin Peralta; and great-granddaughter, Madison Peralta.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Janet.

The Abbott Funeral Home of Wabasha, Minn., is in charge of arrangements. Personal messages to the family may be sent to www.abbottfh.com.